Ebong Udoma http://wshu.org en Conn 2014 fiscal year surplus revised upward to $121 million http://wshu.org/post/conn-2014-fiscal-year-surplus-revised-upward-121-million <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy announced on Tuesday that the state ended its fiscal year in June with a $121.3 million budget surplus. The surplus is now nearly four times what the Malloy administration had projected just a month ago.</span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:54:27 +0000 Ebong Udoma 21085 at http://wshu.org Conn 2014 fiscal year surplus revised upward to $121 million First Conn GOP primary debate between Foley and McKinney is feisty http://wshu.org/post/first-conn-gop-primary-debate-between-foley-and-mckinney-feisty <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">The Republican primary for Connecticut governor has taken on a feisty tone. Greenwich businessman Tom Foley and state Senator John McKinney</span><span class="apple-converted-space" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">questioned one another's fiscal values in a debate on Thursday.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:18:53 +0000 Ebong Udoma 20853 at http://wshu.org First Conn GOP primary debate between Foley and McKinney is feisty Twenty-five of President Obama's Young African Leaders study at Yale this summer http://wshu.org/post/twenty-five-president-obamas-young-african-leaders-study-yale-summer <p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:18:19 +0000 Ebong Udoma 20781 at http://wshu.org Twenty-five of President Obama's Young African Leaders study at Yale this summer Reps Larson and Courtney push for Congressional vote on renewal of Export-Import Bank charter http://wshu.org/post/reps-larson-and-courtney-push-congressional-vote-renewal-export-import-bank-charter <p style="line-height: 150%; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Two members of Congress</span><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:#333333"> from Connecticut are pushing back against tea party Republicans who want to see the demise of a federal ag Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:11:32 +0000 Ebong Udoma 20267 at http://wshu.org US Transportation Secretary warns states about federal highway fund running out of money http://wshu.org/post/us-transportation-secretary-warns-states-about-federal-highway-fund-running-out-money <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is warning states of the danger of letting a federal fund for road and bridge repairs run out of money. &nbsp;Unless Congress acts, the Highway Trust Fund, used to reimburse states for highway and transit projects, is set to become insolvent later this summer. Foxx met with Governor Dannel Malloy and members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation in Hartford today on Thursday.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:13:34 +0000 Ebong Udoma 20109 at http://wshu.org US Transportation Secretary warns states about federal highway fund running out of money